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Deep Frying Equipment Memorandum

If, at the situation, there is any deep frying with oil or fat you warrant that:

(a) each vat is fitted with a close-fitting steel lid that is shut when the vat is not in use, and the lid is readily available to cover the vat in the event of a fire;

(b) a fire blanket with minimum dimension of 1.8m by 1.8m is installed in a conspicuous place close to, but not less than 2m from, the frying operation and that the fire blanket is always readily accessible for immediate use during any deep-frying operation;

(c) notwithstanding the need for any other fire extinguishers a fully charged fire extinguisher with a minimum 4F rating is installed in a conspicuous place close to, but not less than 2m from, the frying operation and is always accessible for immediate use during any deep-frying operation;

(d) all thermostats, pans, blankets and extinguishers are always maintained in good working order;

(e) extraction filters are cleaned weekly and extraction flues and ducting inspected monthly and cleaned as necessary;

(f) where the fryer is an electric fryer a separate non-adjustable manual reset thermostat is fitted to it and set to disconnect the power supply when the temperature of the cooking liquids reaches.